Articles by: Millie Acebal

Adrian Mederos at work.

Keeping smart homes safe during disasters

Alarm systems and smoke detectors are some of the tools used today to keep homes safe. But as more smart […]

New device could save glaucoma patients’ eyesight

New device could save glaucoma patients’ eyesight

People with high-risk glaucoma will be able to monitor their disease, anywhere, anytime, thanks to a new device developed by […]

DeNovo Biodevice

Researchers learn how to take an idea from lab to market

Sharan Ramaswamy designed a device that mimics human circulation in which cells and tissues can be grown. The technology enables […]

My internship working on missile systems

My internship working on missile systems

Name: David Vallejo Major: Electrical Engineering Hometown: Miami, Florida Where you interned: Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona How did […]

My internship at Lockheed Martin

My internship at Lockheed Martin

Name: Jorge Cisternas Major: Undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering Hometown: Santiago, Chile Where you interned: Lockheed Martin Orlando. I got to […]

Engineering students compete in FCA US Design Challenge.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles takes students for a test drive

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US) recently visited the College of Engineering and Computing to get to know students and host […]

Gene Yllanes

From fixing cell phones in his dorm to Capitol Hill

Gene Yllanes is an undergraduate student studying electrical engineering in the College of Engineering & Computing. Below is his first-person […]

IDC 1000 introduces students to computer science.

Drop-in series: Curious about computer science? Take this course.

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

Dr. Tansel and Shinde examine CubeSAT component with team members

Despite setbacks, students’ satellite destined for space

A team of mechanical engineering students designed and created a satellite that won a NASA-sponsored competition, and as a result, […]

Miami PREP students at WOW

High school students trade classroom for engineering labs

This year, the Miami PREP program came with a twist when high school students participating in the five-week summer camp […]

IMAX films hurricane-force winds at Wall of Wind

IMAX films hurricane-force winds at Wall of Wind

Wall of Wind (WOW) blasted hurricane-force winds on a scaled down model home, and the result was captured on film. The […]

Jolene Fan

Worlds Ahead grad excels in computer engineering

Jolene Fan moved across the country when she was only 16 to study computer engineering at FIU. Today she is […]

IT student overcomes autism and sets sights on grad school

IT student overcomes autism and sets sights on grad school

Ricardo Mizos has autism and didn’t speak until he was four years old, but with support from his parents and […]

Professor uses computer science to reduce patients’ exposure to radiation from CT scans

Professor uses computer science to reduce patients’ exposure to radiation from CT scans

When a doctor orders a CT perfusion scan, most people don’t give it a second thought as it’s necessary to […]

Christine Wipfli

Engineering student lands IAEA internship in Vienna

  FIU environmental engineering student Christine Wipfli is experiencing the wonders of Austria first-hand after being selected for a prestigious, one-year […]